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Are Youth Fighting a Losing Battle? The short answer…No

Imagine being a young person in South Africa? You are faced with skyrocketing unemployment, deep poverty, a sense of responsibility to fix the many social injustices that your family and community face, and of course the looming climate crisis. Knowing that this is our youth’s present should not only lead us to ask deep questions about what sort of future we are going to leave them, but what actions we plan to take to ensure that future.

The journey begins here…

afrocado.cpt What is afrocado.cpt? My name is Gabriel Klaasen (He/They) , I am a 22 year old socio-environmental justice activist from Cape Town, South Africa. Growing up my family constantly moved. The early years of my life started off in Mitchells Plain, from there we moved in with extended family in Hanover Park. Shortly afterContinue reading “The journey begins here…”


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